Posted on Apr 2, 2010 in Homilies
Fr. Dan Ruff, S.J. – Pastor
Old St. Joseph’s Church, Philadelphia
Good Friday – 7:30 p.m. – 4-2-10
At the very end of the Spiritual Exercises, in the so-called “Contemplation to Gain Love,” St. Ignatius offers two “pre-notes.” The first reminds us that genuine love is more often and better expressed in deeds rather than in words. The second reminds us that love is mutual, and that each party shares with the beloved as she is able out of what she has. These notes are useful when we contemplate Christ’s passion and death, as we do on this Good...